PORTOMAR MUSSELS in ESCABECHE

Spain

$9.75 $8.78

The Rias Galegas region is one of the most important repositories of phytoplankton in the world and one of the best places to cultivate mussels. These farmed mussels come from the Galician Rias D.O.P. The seed is cultivate on ropes suspended from batea, rafts of eucalyptus lattice, for a year until they reach harvest size. These premium mussels are lightly fried and packed in the typical regional sauce made with vinegar and a paprika marinade.

Available in: 3.9 OZ

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APPLICATIONS: Serve more elaborately bruschetta style. Start with toasted baguette rubbed with a clove of garlic. Use the packing oil, artichoke cream, tapenade, aioli or chipotle mayonnaise as a spread.

GALICIA IS BORDERED TO THE NORTH BY THE CANTABRIAN SEA AND BY THE ATLANTIC OCEAN ON ITS WEST. IT HAS OVER 1000 MILES OF COASTLINE. THE ATLANTIC COAST IS CHARACTERIZED BY RIAS, RIVER VALLEYS THAT HAVE BEEN CLAIMED BY THE SEA. Thanks to the Atlantic Ocean’s currents, these estuaries waters are among the richest and productive on the planet. The bounty of these waters makes Galicia the source of the finest conservas, preserved seafood, in the world.

Portomar is in Vilagarcía, the heart of the Ria de Arousa. It is a privileged place in Galicia for harvesting and preserving the most exquisite seafood. All products are prepared with 100% natural ingredients, without additives, colorants or preservatives.